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From Redlining to Reinvestment: Community Responses to Urban Disinvestment
     

From Redlining to Reinvestment: Community Responses to Urban Disinvestment

by Gregory D. Squires
 

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ISBN-10: 0877229856

ISBN-13: 9780877229858

Pub. Date: 12/28/1992

Publisher: Temple University Press

After decades of suffering redlining and disinvestment by financial institutions, many communities have learned to fight back successfully. In more than seventy U.S. cities, over 300 community-based organizations have negotiated at least eighteen billion dollars in reinvestment commitments in recent years. In original essays, well-known community activists and

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After decades of suffering redlining and disinvestment by financial institutions, many communities have learned to fight back successfully. In more than seventy U.S. cities, over 300 community-based organizations have negotiated at least eighteen billion dollars in reinvestment commitments in recent years. In original essays, well-known community activists and activist academics tell the stories of some of the most successful reinvestment campaigns in Boston, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee, Atlanta, and California.

In the series Conflicts in Urban and Regional Development, edited by John R. Logan and Todd Swanstrom.
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780877229858
Publisher:
Temple University Press
Publication date:
12/28/1992
Series:
Conflicts in Urban and Regional Development Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: Community Reinvestment is Good for Cities, Good For Lenders – Edward McDonald
1. Community Reinvestment: An Emerging Social Movement – Gregory D. Squires
2. The Struggle for Community Investment in Boston, 1989-1991 – James T. Campen
3. The Community Reinvestment Act and Neighborhood Revitalization in Pittsburgh – John T. Metzger
4. Confrontation, Negotiation, and Collaboration: Detroit's Multibillion- Dollar Deal – David Everett
5. Reinvestments in Chicago Neighborhoods: A Twenty-Year Struggle – Jean Pogge
6. Milwaukee: A Tale of Three Cities – Michael L. Glabere
7. Reluctant Response to Community Pressure in Atlanta – Larry E. Keating, Lynn M. Brazen, and Stan F. Fitterman
8. California: Lessons from Statewide Advocacy, Local Government, and Private Industry Initiatives – David Paul Rosen
9. The Legacy, the Promise, and the Unfinished Agenda – Calvin Bradford and Gale Cincotta
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